Cullen Ormond

Home Associate Editor

Cullen Ormond is a writer based in New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find her curled up with a book (always open for recommendations, too!) or pushing her rescue pug, Peanut, in a stroller. In her dream apartment, there’ll be a conversation pit and lots of framed, vintage band posters.
Before & After: This $30 Kitchen Makeover Transformed a Plain Space into a Whimsical Sanctuary
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All it took was a pair of scissors and peel-and-stick wallpaper.
3 days ago
Before & After: This $225 “Outdated Beige” Kitchen Makeover Becomes Bright and Airy
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It was previously “an outdated beige on beige on beige mess” — until this smart update.
Sep 18, 2023
A Surprising Animal-Shaped Vintage Table Completes This Bright Kitchen’s Final Look
You won’t believe the shape of the table.
Sep 4, 2023
Before & After: Jewel Tones Transformed This Bare-Bones Kitchen for Under $250
It all started with a simple thrifted gem. (Literally.)
Aug 26, 2023
Before & After: A $9 IKEA Gem Added the Perfect Finishing Touch to This DIY Open Shelving
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The entire project cost under $120.
Aug 22, 2023
Before & After: This Under-$200 Kitchen Cabinet Makeover Brings the Drama
All it took was a can of paint and some elevated hardware.
Aug 16, 2023
Before & After: Bright, Colorful Cabinets Took This Kitchen from Blah to Breathtaking
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Paint made the biggest difference in this 128-square-foot kitchen.
Aug 9, 2023
Before & After: These Glam Peel-and-Stick Floor Tiles Brought New Life to a Bland Kitchen
Plus, a can’t-miss step if you want your tiles to last.
Aug 3, 2023
3 Budget-Friendly DIYs Gave This Kitchen an Instant Modern and Luxurious Feel
This revamp proves that small changes can make a big difference.
Jul 30, 2023
This Is the Smartest (and Cutest) Way to Store Your Oven Mitts and Pot Holders
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You’ll never have to scramble to fish them out of a drawer again.
Jul 29, 2023
A Legit Wine Fridge Is Hiding in This 100-Square-Foot Kitchen
Who wants rosé?!
Jul 28, 2023
Before & After: How This Renter Brightened Her Bland Kitchen Cabinets (Without Paint) for $35
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Update your kitchen cabinets without spending a fortune — or losing your security deposit.
Jul 24, 2023
How High-Contrast Cabinets and Countertops Brightened Up This Bungalow’s Kitchen
It took these homeowners nine months to decide on the wallpaper — and the final result was definitely worth the wait.
Jul 21, 2023
Pre-Pasted Wallpaper Transformed This Bare-Bones NYC Kitchen
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And hanging it was *so* easy.
Jul 17, 2023
You’d Never Guess These Floor Tiles Are Peel-and-Stick (and Only $13!)
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Totally change the look of your kitchen floors in just three easy steps.
Jul 5, 2023
A Kitchen Had 4 Square Feet of Countertops Before This Clever Solution
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Now the kitchen has more space for cooking and entertaining.
Jun 30, 2023
This “Peel-and-Stick” Backsplash Completely Transformed a Bland Kitchen
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Here’s how the simple addition made the kitchen warm and cozy.
Jun 28, 2023
A Retro Thrifted Piece of Furniture Becomes the Coolest Kitchen Island
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The vintage gem totally completes this kitchen space.
Jun 26, 2023
This Brilliant and Unusual Trick for Eliminating Fridge Smudges Also Makes Your Kitchen Look Gorgeous
It might seem unconventional, but the result is stunning and helpful.
Jun 17, 2023
This Might be the Smartest Hidden Storage Spot for Your Measuring Cups and Spoons
Plus, it comes in at just a few dollars.
Jun 11, 2023
This Kitchen Renovation Proves That Removing Cabinets Can Actually *Increase* Storage
It’s all about making your space work smarter, not harder.
Jun 5, 2023
No Dining Room? No Problem! This Smart Breakfast Bar Is the Perfect Solution for Small Kitchens.
No formal dining room? Absolutely no problem.
May 30, 2023
Just $400 Transformed This Tiny Kitchen into a Cozy Nook with Lots of Storage
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The final result is incredible.
May 26, 2023
You Have to See How This Renter Nearly Doubled Her Kitchen Storage Space with This Simple Trick
An NYC homeowner added stylish storage without doing any renovations.
May 25, 2023
This Budget-Friendly DIY Countertop Doubled This Couple’s Counter Space
Plus, we share all the necessary materials they used.
May 20, 2023
This Designer Created Renter-Friendly Marble Kitchen Cabinets for Less
When real marble wasn’t in the budget, this Brooklyn renter didn’t stress. She improvised.
May 13, 2023
This Couple Turned an Awkward Space into a Gorgeous Kitchenette — Here’s How
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These smart renters found a way to make their space flow *and* added more square footage to their kitchen.
May 2, 2023